Marathon Oil Corp., the U.S. oil producer that has been expanding exploration from Ethiopia to Texas, picked as its next chief executive officer the Exxon Mobil Corp. engineer who helped oversee the global portfolio of the world’s largest energy company.
Former National Football League coach Jack Pardee, who also orchestrated the so-called Run and Shoot offense at the University of Houston that helped Andre Ware win the Heisman Trophy, has died of gall bladder cancer. He was 76.
“Here is what you need to impress upon your readers,” Rick Perry said, putting down his barbecue to jab a finger at me. “What happened in Texas over the last decade is not a miracle. Miracles are things that happen, and they’re unexplained. Miracles are what God does.”
Cotton’s rally will end before next year’s harvest, and farmers should sell their 2011 supplies at any price above 90 cents a pound, according to agricultural economists at Texas A&M University in College Station.
The Alpina Foods Inc. plant that just opened in Batavia, New York, to feed the nation’s growing appetite for Greek-style yogurt should have nearby dairy farmers such as Matt Lamb scrambling to expand their herds.